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Research administration

 

UIS works closely with the Research Office in maintaining and developing the systems that ensure the smooth running of the University's research administration.

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High-performance computing

 

Research Computing Services offers hosting, management and operation of small, dedicated HPC clusters for individual research groups within any institution in the University. The service also provides consultancy in the procurement and building of HPC facilities for research groups.

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Research data storage

 

Our research data storage services offer a competitively priced alternative to storage on local platforms, which can be costly to implement and maintain, and to storage on external drives, where data may be physically vulnerable and there is little or no guarantee that lost, stolen or corrupted data can be recovered.

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Human Tissue Tracker

 

The University's Human Tissue Tracker is a web application and data store to assist the process of recording and tracking human tissue samples. The tool is born out of the need to comply with the UK's Human Tissue Act 2004. It can be used by any registered lab or institution in the University.

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Reference management programs

 

UIS supports and runs training courses on three reference management programs: EndNote, Mendeley and Zotero.

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Perma.cc

 

Perma.cc helps you to preserve the online sources you cite and to make those records accessible to your readers.

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University Wireless Service maintenance: Tuesday 21 September, 08:00–09:00

16 September 2021

The University Wireless Service will be undergoing essential maintenance between 08:00 and 09.00 on Tuesday 21 September while we apply a security software patch. This is a security update to ClearPass, which provides Wireless Service network access control. We're not expecting any disruption to service, but it should be...

Mailing list migrations from Mailman to Sympa

31 August 2021

We intend to migrate all remaining lists associated with colleges from Mailman to Sympa during the week commencing 13 September 2020. The current total is 1,567. How this will affect users of the mailing list management service Most mailing list subscribers shouldn't notice any difference. During the switchover, there will...

Managed Zone Service closedown and migration to Mythic Beasts

24 August 2021

The Managed Zone Service (MZS) is being shut down, and its data content migrated to a commercial provider, Mythic Beasts. There will be no interruption to the service, but MZS users in institutions will need to make arrangements to retain management access to their zones. What is changing? UIS set up the MZS many years ago...